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  • Special Weather Statement for Central Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Special Weather Statement issued September 27 at 5:33AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 5:33 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, September 27, 2014 at noon
  • THE NEXT SIGNIFICANT WEATHERMAKER FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
    COLORADO WILL MOVE FROM CENTRAL CALIFORNIA INTO THE GREAT BASIN
    THIS WEEKEND.
    STRENGTHENING SOUTHERLY FLOW AHEAD OF THIS LOW WILL PULL ABUNDANT
    MOISTURE UP FROM NORTHWEST MEXICO AND THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA INTO
    THE GREAT BASIN TODAY. CLOUDS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD IN
    FROM THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST WITH RAIN BECOMING WIDESPREAD
    SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. MOST LOCATIONS SHOULD SEE SOME RAIN
    BEFORE THE WEEKEND IS THROUGH WITH LOCALLY HEAVY AMOUNTS
    POSSIBLE.
    AS COOLER AIR FILTERS IN LATE TONIGHT AND TOMORROW...SNOW LEVELS
    WILL START TO FALL ACROSS THE EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS IN NORTHEAST
    UTAH AND ACROSS THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO. SNOW
    LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO DROP TO AROUND 10000 FEET BY LATE SUNDAY
    WITH A FEW INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.
    PEOPLE SPENDING TIME OUTDOORS IN CANYON AND SLICKROCK COUNTRY
    THIS WEEKEND SHOULD BE WARY OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT.
    THOSE VENTURING IN THE HIGH COUNTRY SHOULD ALSO BE PREPARED FOR
    MUCH COOLER WEATHER AND THE POSSIBILITY FOR WET SNOW. FOR THE
    LATEST INFORMATION ON THIS DEVELOPING STORM...PLEASE VISIT OUR
    WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/GJT OR FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK OR TWITTER.